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24/7 Baby Nurse: $300-400+ per day

Soho • New York and Sagaponack (Hamptons), NY Full Time

Family living between Soho in NYC and Sagaponack (Hamptons), New York with two year old son and baby due in October is seeking a nurturing, experienced and knowledgeable live in 24/7 baby nurse. The full-time position is for six to seven days per week. Baby Nurse should expect to work more and be highly available and flexible the first few weeks/months following birth of child. As baby grows and has more of a schedule, baby nurse will have at least one day off per week. The position is a six month commitment. Approximately 3-4 weeks of international and domestic travel are required. Candidates must be comfortable working around two dogs. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff (full-time nannies, housekeepers, personal assistant, etc.) and experienced working with principals that are around residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important). Family is open to candidates across the country, as they are seeking the best fit. Start date is end of September or beginning of October (flexibility required if baby is born early due to pregnancy complications).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Knowledgeable about sleep training and willing to assist family with this process when age and developmentally appropriate (following sleep philosophies of parents)

• Willing to track feedings and diaper changes through use of log or iPad app

• Comfortable and experienced working with breast milk

• Willing to speak, read and sing to baby as often as possible

• Willing to stock inventory in nursery, clean bottles and ensure nursery is tidy and ready for day each morning

• Willing to wash child’s laundry while baby is sleeping (housekeeper will be responsible for majority of laundry, linens, etc.)

• Working collaboratively with fully staffed residences and principals that are around residence often

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Ability to travel internationally and domestically whenever necessary

• Capable of soothing baby through various techniques (babies have varying approaches for soothing)

• Highly organized, detail oriented, proactive, excellent time management, efficient and service focused

• Attentive to principals’ preferences and style (intuitive to their needs)

• Observant to the needs of family to anticipate their needs (e.g., preparing bottle for a family outing without staff, ready on time when responsible for assisting family on outing, etc.).

• Ability to maintain discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to be discreet with respect for employer’s privacy (e.g., present when preferred by family and hidden when necessary)

• Professional presentation of self and great personality

• Ability to easily take direction

• Strong ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with domestic staff and principals

• Positive attitude and ability to handle position with ease and calm demeanor

• Nurturing

• Excellent communication skills

• Professional

• Organized, meticulous and detail-oriented

• Professional with good attitude, hard working and pleasant to be around

• Proactive and take initiative to get things done

• Energetic, active and fit

• Non-Smoker

REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree in nursing and/or doula background is ideal, but is not required

• 5-10+ years of baby nurse and/or night nurse experience

• 4-5+ references from professional positions

• English speaking is required, but does not need to be primary language

• Ability to complete extensive background checks and drug tests

• Driver’s license and clean driving record (desirable so candidate can leave residence when preferred on days off work in Hamptons)

• United States passport (international travel is required)

• CPR and First Aid certification

• Vaccinations (TDap, MMR, Flu Shot, etc.)

• Comfortable with two dogs

COMPENSATION:

• $300-400+ per day

 

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you meet all of the requirements. Submit through our website at www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Position: 24/7 Baby Nurse: $300-400+ per day

Location: Soho • New York and Sagaponack (Hamptons), NY




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